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Sons of ex-Panama president sentenced to 3 years of imprisonment for bribery and money laundering


The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Friday announced that former Panama President Ricardo Martinelli’s sons were sentenced earlier that day in a New York City federal courthouse t o 36 months of imprisonment.

A Virtual Court Counter and More in East Lansing Michigan


Image use rights from [link] Our favorite fans of film noir , NCSC Tiny Chatters DanielHirsch and Zach Zarnow brought to our attention the virtual court counter , in the Michigan District Court 54B. Read more ».

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Top Notch Representation, Personalized Service

Diane Drain

“ Top Notch Representation, Personalized Service! Diane Drain personally answers her incoming calls! Every individual has their own specific reasons for seeking bankruptcy protection. I enlisted Ms.

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Congress Needs to Invest in Returning Citizens

The Crime Report

Photo via Flickr. A little after five on frigid, dark Buffalo mornings, Audrey Mayo fires up her van to begin picking up her team for the 6:20 AM meeting to drive to Gamma North, a global major window contractor.

A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

India court convicts Kashmir separatist leader in terror funding case


A National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Delhi Thursday convicted Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik in a case related to funding of terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir.

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NSTA Guide Advises Against the Use of “Parent,” “Male,” Female,” “Mother” and “Father”


In academia, there have been growing controversies over language guides and usages, including the use of pronouns that some object to as matters of religion or grammar.

17 Things I Wish I Knew as a First-Year Associate

Attorney at Work

When you are a first-year associate in a big law firm the way is fraught with booby-traps. 17 ways to stay out of trouble. A family friend will be graduating from law school this spring and starting his career at a large law firm next fall.

Federal jury orders 3M to pay $77.5M to veteran over alleged hearing damage from its earplugs


A federal jury Friday unanimously ordered 3M Co. to pay USD 77.5 million to a US Army veteran for alleged hearing damage that resulted from using the company’s military-issue earplugs.

Can Blockchain Arbitration become a proper ‘International Arbitration’? Jurors vs. arbitrators

Conflict of Laws

Written by Pedro Lacasa, Legal Consultant, Universidad Nacional de Asunción. There is no doubt that the use of emerging technologies has impacted the international arbitration arena.

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Elon Musk Takes Time Out From Failing To Buy Twitter To Fail To Build His Own Law Firm

Above The Law

Another thing he builds that can go up in flames. The post Elon Musk Takes Time Out From Failing To Buy Twitter To Fail To Build His Own Law Firm appeared first on Above the Law. Biglaw Cooley LLP Elon Musk In-House Counsel Perkins Coie

Chasing Katz: Princeton Moves to Fire Classics Professor Who Criticized Anti-Racism Measures


We have been writing about the rising intolerance for conservative and dissenting views on our campuses. Many faculty members are fearful that, if they challenge the liberal orthodoxy at their schools, they will be shunned, investigated, or fired.


US Supreme Court makes it harder for state prisoners to pursue ineffective assistance of counsel claims in federal court


The US Supreme Court Monday ruled 6-3 in Shinn v. Ramirez that “a federal habeas court may not conduct an evidentiary hearing or otherwise consider evidence beyond the state-court record based on the ineffective assistance of state postconviction counsel.”

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Conservative majority hollows out precedent on ineffective-counsel claims in federal court


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Recovering from a Cyber Attack

Speaker: Mike Cramer, Director of HIPAA & Data Security at The Word & Brown Companies

If your organization stores data and is connected to the Internet, it is not a matter of “if” a cyber-security incident will happen; but rather, “when” this will occur. Organizations protecting their data is no longer “recommended;” it’s necessary.

“Alito, Syphilis, and Unwanted Pregnancy”


“Alito, Syphilis, and Unwanted Pregnancy”: Sherry F. Colb has this blog post at “Dorf on Law ”

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‘Perverse’ And ‘Illogical’ Are The Best Things You Can Say About The Latest Clarence Thomas Opinion

Above The Law

What Sixth Amendment? The post ‘Perverse’ And ‘Illogical’ Are The Best Things You Can Say About The Latest Clarence Thomas Opinion appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Clarence Thomas Shinn v. Ramirez Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court

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Wisconsin Supreme Court broadens eligibility to possess license to carry concealed weapon


The Supreme Court of Wisconsin Friday unanimously ruled on the issue of individuals allowed to possess a license to carry a concealed weapon (CCW license) in the state, in effect broadening the eligibility.

Announcement of orders and opinions for Monday, May 23


Share On Monday, May 23, we will be live blogging as the court releases orders from the May 19 conference and opinions in one or more argued cases from the current term. Click here for a list of FAQs about opinion announcements. ?.

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Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Lindsay Harrison, and Erin O'Brien

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

Access today’s Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court


Access today’s Order List of the U.S. Supreme Court : At this link. The Court did not grant review in any new cases. And in Smith v. Shinn , No. 21-1268, Justice Stephen G. Breyer issued an opinion respecting the denial ofcertiorari

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Rudy Giuliani Spills To Jan 6 Committee, Screams At Heckler, Dubs Himself ‘Mayor Of The World’

Above The Law

You're doing great, sweetie! The post Rudy Giuliani Spills To Jan 6 Committee, Screams At Heckler, Dubs Himself ‘Mayor Of The World’ appeared first on Above the Law. Government Capitol riot Rudy Giuliani

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Canada government imposes new sanctions, ban on Russian luxury goods


The Canadian government announced new sanctions against Russia Friday, in addition to the sanctions already in place. According to Mélanie Joly , the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the new sanctions will add 14 individuals with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin to the individual sanctions list.

Defendants who delay can lose their chance to arbitrate, court rules in 9-0 decision


Share The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled against a fast-food franchise owner in a procedural dispute over whether a wage-theft lawsuit belongs in federal court or in arbitration. Justice Elena Kagan wrote the opinion in Morgan v. Sundance, Inc.

A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

“Why tribal lands are unlikely to become abortion sanctuaries”


“Why tribal lands are unlikely to become abortion sanctuaries”: Harmeet Kaur of CNN has this report


Young Advocates Lead Effort to Curb Campus Suicide

The Crime Report

Suicide prevention advocate Meera Varma on the UCLA campus. Courtesy: Meera Varma.

Pre-trial hearings begin against migrant rescue crew in Sicily


The Tribunal of Tripani, Italy Saturday began preliminary hearings against the migrant rescue ship Iuventa’s crew.

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Federal Judge Up And Quits Case After Getting Annoyed With Attorney

Above The Law

He think 'intentional misrepresentations' are being made too. The post Federal Judge Up And Quits Case After Getting Annoyed With Attorney appeared first on Above the Law. Courts Judge Otis Wright Judicial Ethics Mistrials

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Building a 5-Star Online Reputation for Your Business

Speaker: Brent Werbeck, GetMoreReviews Co-Founder

Trying to figure out how to turn your happy customer’s comments into 5 star reviews may seem like a daunting task. From internal feedback to Google reviews, what is "really" the way to go? Join Brent Werbeck, Co-Founder of Get More Reviews, in this discussion of how to foster and grow your business's 5-star online reputation.